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November 15, 1999 | The Nation

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November 15, 1999

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A stay of execution was issued October 26.

Columns

Though Bob has said he's giddy over Liddy,
He didn't do a lot to help her, did he.

Music

One of the favorite tactics of pro-lifers--especially ones who are self-described "progressives"--is to accuse abortion rights supporters of being anti-child, hyperindividualistic, unwilling to p

Minority Report

Some things may be true even if Pat Buchanan says them, and the inescapable fact is that the 2000 presidential election has so far been a rigged affair, bearing more resemblance to a plebiscite i

His real estate is in a slump
And wifey's proving hard to dump
And everyone he called a chump
Would like to see him on his rump.

Articles

Research assistance was provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute and the Fund for Investigative Journalism.

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Book

In offhand, birdsong passing, Marguerite Young observes: "As for the nineteenth century, it may be said that it was probably the leakiest century there ever was and so would remain." By leaky per

Film

Sooner or later, there would have to be fireworks in Bringing Out the Dead.

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"Does the imagination dwell the most/Upon a woman won or woman lost?" Yeats asked. For most of his readers and biographers, the answer has been clear: a woman lost.